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Ag County Farm awards $24,000 in scholarships

AgCountry Farm Credit Services has awarded 24 $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors from northwest and west central Minnesota and eastern North Dakota.

Criteria for selection included academic record, vocational promise, financial need, personal attributes and leadership/extra-curricular activities.

Area recipients include Andrew Gorentz, son of Steve & Annette Gorentz of Dent. Andrew graduates from Perham High School and plans to attend University of Minnesota, Crookston.

AgCountry Farm Credit Services is an independently owned and locally governed lending institution that provides credit and financial services to more than 12,000 farmers and ranchers in 18 counties in eastern North Dakota and 25 counties in northwest and west central Minnesota.

AgCountry also provides agribusiness loans and leases in 35 states nationwide.